Leslie Grace Martínez (born January 7, 1995), known professionally as Leslie Grace, is an American singer and songwriter.
Leslie Grace was born to Dominican parents on January 7, 1995 in The Bronx, a borough of New York City. Her mother runs a hair salon in South Florida. She was raised in Davie, Florida and attended Indian Ridge Middle School and Western High School, participating in musicals, talent shows, and choral performances during her tenure at the schools. Singing and dancing from a young age, Grace was entertaining them along with her five older siblings since she was two. She speaks fluent English and Spanish. She recorded and released an independent Christian music album in partnership with CD Baby while in middle school. Grace's mainstream debut came with Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow, a bilingual cover of the 1961 Shirelles hit. Her bachata-tinged rendition peaked at number one on both the Billboard Tropical Songs chart and Billboard Latin Airplay charts, becoming the youngest female artist to do so. Her self-titled second studio album, Leslie Grace (2013) reached number four on the Billboard Latin Albums chart, and number three on the Billboard Tropical Albums chart.
As of June 2015, Grace is the face of Colgate toothpaste and has signed a distribution deal with Sony Music Latin and a worldwide contract with Sony-ATV.
On April 12, 2018, Grace's collaboration with Super Junior was released on S.M. Entertainment's YouTube channel named "Lo Siento". It has been well received however she has not as of yet performed with Super Junior on live shows, her part has been performed by K.A.R.D members: Somin and Jiwoo.
Noriel is a reggaeton singer and rapper who burst onto the Puerto Rican scene as part of the duo Kenxiel & Noriel with the 2014 charting single "Miedo a Morir" featuring Johnny Stone. Since then he's become a nearly ubiquitous guest and collaborator on singles by his peers, including Juhn, Riko, Santana the Golden Boy, Darkiel, Bryant Myers, and others. In 2016 he began issuing a slew of digital singles, including "La Llamada" (featuring Brytiago), "Fanatico del Full" (featuring Baby Rasta, Darrel, and Nengo Flow), and his Sony debut (and digital hit) "Diablita" (featuring Anuel AA and Baby Rasta).
Sources: Last.fm, Wikipedia
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